Receive our newsletter – data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. Market Data
January 7, 2022

Karakurt Dam, Turkey

By Carmen

Karakurt Dam is a 99.5MW hydro power project. It is located on Aras river/basin in Kars, Turkey. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2018 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2020.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 99.5 99.5 Active Kars, Turkey ENERGO-PRO


The project is developed and owned by ENERGO-PRO.

The net head of the project is 130m. The project generated 340 GWh of electricity. The project cost is $220m.

Development Status

The project construction commenced in 2018 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2020.

Content from our partners
How Hengst helped to keep Germany’s charity “star singers” shining
How one power station prevented frequent shutdowns with three-stage air filtration
Reimagining the carbon problem

Contractors Involved

Litostroj Power was selected as the turbine supplier for the hydro power project. The company provided 3 units of francis turbines.

Litostroj Power supplied electric generator(s) for the project.


ENERGO-PRO AS (ENERGO-PRO) is an energy company. It offers hydroelectric power generation and power trading services. The company’s electricity distribution services include network planning, and optimization and maintenance of distant assets. It operates large-scale distribution grids in Bulgaria and Georgia. ENERGO-PRO also operates hydropower plants in Central and Eastern Europe. The company’s projects include Sandanski Bistritsa Cascade, Shaori-Tkibuli Cascade, Ladjanuri Hydropower Plant and Resadiye Cascade, among others. It has operations in the Bulgaria, Georgia and Turkey. ENERGO-PRO is headquartered in Prague, the Czech Republic.


All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

Related Companies

NEWSLETTER Sign up Tick the boxes of the newsletters you would like to receive. The top stories of the day delivered to you every weekday. A weekly roundup of the latest news and analysis, sent every Wednesday. The power industry's most comprehensive news and information delivered every month.
I consent to GlobalData UK Limited collecting my details provided via this form in accordance with the Privacy Policy